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Metropolis Cafe And Restaurant - CLOSED

Bestekar Osman Sok 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34000, Turkey
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
29 Dec 2013
“title lovely”
18 Jul 2013
“The Clay Pot is a must!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
Bestekar Osman Sok 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34000, Turkey
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

it was my first time in istanbul and also staying in a hostel and metropolis was a great place to be.The location was excellent and very close to all major attraction. The staff was friendly and helpful.My room was very clean and had a beautiful...More

1  Thank balash b
Reviewed 18 July 2013

We enjoyed dinner at Metropolis restaurant. We sat outside and enjoyed the nighttime views and sounds. First we ordered a drink as a full bar menu is available. The food menu has a lot of great choices but we enjoyed the chicken in a clay...More

Thank PennyJo1968
Reviewed 9 July 2013 via mobile

This street is a tough one- so many restaurants, which to choose?! Metropolis was a great choice if you are looking for a good wholesome meal. It is a restaurant. If you are on strict budget try more street food/ cafe closer to the tram...More

Thank TessaClare
Reviewed 2 July 2013

I went solo the first night of my current stay. the restaurant was busy, but I was given a nice seat. service was efficient, albeit a bit impersonal. the food came out quickly, including the entree of grilled meatballs. once my partner arrived in Istanbul,...More

Thank ericsf7
Reviewed 25 June 2013

I went there twice, the menu is perfect and delicious. Cosy, good wine, spetacular dessert. Ask for a special lamb, unforgetable!!!

1  Thank Mauricio K
Reviewed 24 June 2013

We had a very, very fine meal here in this fine cafe on this busy tourist street in Sultanahet, and enjoyed a great Raki from the establishment's very large selection. Friendly staff, very helpful (if just the tiniest bit clumsy that night,

Thank syael1339
Reviewed 15 June 2013

This place had some great food and service. It is situated on the sunny side of the street so I presume thats why the prices were slightly higher then the places accross the street. Definately worth a meal before you leave :)

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 10 June 2013

We found this restaurant on Tripadvısor. İit was rated very highly snd we were not disappoınted. We ate outside and had a wonderful evenıng. İt was chilly outside, so the waıter brought a shawl to put on while dining. the service was great and the...More

Thank wendyk110
Reviewed 29 May 2013

We dined here twice in our six nights in Istanbul. The food is excellent and the staff attentive with a great sense of humour. There was a reasonable selection of wines at moderate prices. The times we visited there was somebody outside to invite you...More

Thank TripMember07112016
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Actually found out about this by reading reviews on here and it was just near our hotel (Empress Zoe). What impressed us - as well as the good quality food - was the fact that this was the only restaurant on this busy tourist street...More

1  Thank localyokel29
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$12 - US$14
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:59 PM
9:00 AM - 11:59 PM
9:00 AM - 11:59 PM
9:00 AM - 11:59 PM
9:00 AM - 11:59 PM
9:00 AM - 11:59 PM
9:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bestekar Osman Sok 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34000, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul>  > Sultanahmet
  • Neighbourhood: Sultanahmet
  • Phone Number: 905348733604
  • E-mail
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